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Google inflates search rankings of own pages: researcher

Google appears to be backing away from a pledge that its search engine delivers unbiased results following new research that indicates the company gives itself top billing in many kinds of searches.Ben Edelman,

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Bitstrips brings comic relief to Canadian classrooms

Some people aspire to make their own movie, and a few others might like to write a book. A whole lot of people want to make their own comic strips. That's what Jacob

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Lessons learned from dealing with an angry Internet mob

If you've checked out the blogosphere and/or mainstream media recently, you're probably aware of the Cooks Source scandal. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, here's a quick recap for you:

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Measure your cool factor with Twitter Analytics

Twitter is like a high school popularity contest. How many followers do you have? Do they really care what you're tweeting? Feeding into that mentality, the micro-blogging service is slowly giving select users

Published on: November 19th, 2010 Brennon Slattery

Lync squeezes gap between Microsoft and UC rivals

Small and medium-sized businesses can dramatically cut down communication expenses by deploying Lync 2010, a unified communications and collaboration system capable of both cloud and on-premise functionality released Tuesday by Microsoft, according to

Published on: November 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Free DNS services worth business consideration

It's been almost a year since Google announced its free DNS service known as Google Public DNS, promising a speedier, safer way to surf the Web and sparking concern that Google would become

Published on: November 18th, 2010 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Canadians need help creating ‘VIP lists’ for computer data

Whitelisting – or putting computer applications and e-mail messages on a virtual VIP list – is an effective security approach that Canadian small businesses and consumers need help with, according to the Public

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Four tiny desktop PCs that pack a performance punch

The next time you're in a library, Internet cafe or hotel lobby, look around: There's a good chance you'll see more than a few people using ultra-small form factor PCs -- computers that

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Brian Nadel

Why your business needs a community manager

It's never seldom that Erin Bury gets mistaken for her boss Sarah Prevette, founder of Sprouter.com, the highly popular Toronto-based online community for entrepreneurs. However, Bury takes no offense when this happens in

Published on: November 9th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Four security start-ups, four paths to success

What sort of business might an entrepreneur launch in a post-recession economy where funding is scarce, company purse strings tight, and competition abounds?If a room full of IT security professionals at Toronto's Sector

Published on: November 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to copy files, remove viruses from your flash drive

The other day, my wife asked me how to copy a PowerPoint presentation to a flash drive so she could take it with her to school. I was a little shocked. My very

Published on: October 28th, 2010 Rick Broida

BlackBerry users recruited to keep RIM in Check on government deals

An independent Canadian Internet security and privacy research group wants BlackBerry users to help them determine the extent of security arrangements made by Research in Motion with state authorities that have earlier threatened

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Nestor Arellano